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Teacher Overview to Stories from the Fossil Record
This is the teacher resource site for the University of California Museum of Paleontology (UCMP) program "Stories from the Fossil Record". It provides information to aide instructors in implementing the program in a classroom setting. Included are lesson plans, handouts, related activities, and background references. Also included are pre- and post-lesson assessments.
Intended for grade levels:
  • Middle (6-8)
  • High (9-12)
Type of resource:
  • For the classroom:
    • Lesson plan
Subject:
  • Geological Sciences:
    • Geology
    • Paleontology
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Copyright 1994-2002 by the Regents of the University of California, all rights reserved.All materials appearing on the UCMP Web Servers may not be reproduced or stored in a retrieval system without Prior written permission of the publisher and in no case for profit.
DLESE Catalog ID: DLESE-000-000-004-832
Educational standards:
  • National Science Education Standards (NSES):
    • 5-8:
      • Unifying concepts and processes:
        • Evidence, models, and explanation
        • Evolution and equilibrium
      • A - Science as inquiry:
        • Understanding about scientific inquiry
      • C - Life science:
        • Population and ecosystems
        • Structure and function in living systems
      • D - Earth and space science:
        • Earth's history
    • 9-12:
      • Unifying concepts and processes:
        • Evidence, models, and explanation
        • Evolution and equilibrium
      • A - Science as inquiry:
        • Understandings about scientific inquiry
      • C - Life science:
        • Biological evolution
        • Interdependence of organisms
      • G - History and nature of science:
        • Nature of scientific knowledge
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Publisher: Regents of the University of California